Join Greater Palm Springs Pride and the Gay Desert Guide’s Kick off to Pride weekend at OUT PSP: A Kick Off to Pride. This annual event features tastings from Coachella Valley restaurants and beverage purveyors and is an opportunity to meet Community Grand Marshal Michael Holmes and Celebrity Grand Marshal’s Craig Ramsay and Brandon Liberati.
The event takes place on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on the 4th Floor Outdoor Patio of the El Mirador Plaza. (1180 N. Indian Canyon Rd.) Drop in and sip on a signature cocktail at our open bar while you watch the sun set behind the San Jacinto Mountains!
Participating venues include:
Aspen Mills Bakery
Bonta’ Restaurant and Bar
Catalan Mediterranean Cuisine
Desert Reginal Medical Center
Flemings Prime Steak House & Wine Bar
Nothing Bundt Cakes
Pinnacle Vodka bar
Spa Resort Casino
The Original Broken Yolk Café
Watercress Vietnamese Bistro
Recognized as Community Grand Marshal is Palm Springs’ very own singer-entertainer and restaurateur Michael Holmes. Known as owner of Michael Holmes’ Purple Room, the leader of The Michael Holmes Trio, and the creator and star of The Judy Show! Michael is recognized for his generosity in supporting the local community. From entertaining to hosting a wide variety of charity benefits, Michael Holmes makes a positive and lasting impact on Palm Springs. Not content to just run a successful business, Michael also participates in the local community fulfilling a personal goal to give back. Generous with his time and not shy at the microphone, you can see Michael regularly hosting a wide variety of charity benefits, for diverse charities including the American Cancer Society, the Palm Springs Animal Shelter, The LGBT Center of the Desert, Dezart Productions, the Gay Men’s Chorus, David Green’s Musical Theatre University, Cinema Diverse: The Palm Springs LGBTQ Film Festival, and Dine Out For Life. A local businessman and community leader with a big heart.
Fitness expert Craig Ramsay and celebrity hairstylist Brandon Liberati who shared their first year of marriage with the world on the Bravo show “Newlyweds: The First Year,” have been named Celebrity Grand Marshals of the 2017 Palm Springs Pride Parade. Craig and Brandon are no strangers to Palm Springs. They love the city so much they were married at the Riviera Resort on May 11, 2014. When Craig and Brandon decided to tie the knot they also decided to share their love with the world. Their nuptials were filmed for their Bravo show and appeared in the premiere episode. They were the first federally legal same-sex married couple on national television. As America watched Brandon and Craig’s love story unfold, the couple found themselves at the forefront of marriage equality. They utilized this new platform to change hearts and minds around the globe.
Tickets and event details for OUT PSP are available at www.bit.ly/outpsp